|NHL Senators vs. Avalanche Picks & Predictions for January 8, 2014|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Wednesday, 08 January 2014 14:00|
Senators vs. Avalanche Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Avalanche are -145 money line favorites versus the Senators while the over/under total is currently sitting at 5.5 goals. Ottawa enters play with a 19-18-7 record and is 8-8-3 on the road this year, while Colorado is 26-12-4 overall and 15-6-2 at home.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Avalanche opened as -143 money line favorites but their odds have jumped to -145, while the Senators' odds have gone from +132 up to +134. The total for this game remains at 5.5 goals after opening at that number.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 71% of bettors favor the Avalanche. This information is subject to change, however, so click on the link provided for the most updated public betting stats.
NHL FREE PICK: Take Colorado. According to latest NHL trends, the Senators have won four straight but they're 0-5 in their last five games versus the Avalanche, 1-4 in their last five road games and 3-9 in their last 12 games following a win. On the other side, the Aves are 23-8 in their last 31 games versus the Eastern Conference, 5-2 in their last seven games versus the Atlantic and 5-2 in their last seven home games. Look for Colorado to end Ottawa's streak tonight.
WEDNESDAY NHL FREE PICK: COLORADO AVALANCHE -145